Day archives: January 29th, 2020

Prometheus Non-News of the Week

non-news-of-the-week

This week was full of sensationalist headlines regarding Sigourney Weaver’s apparent influence over Ridley Scott’s scripting choices. The story originated in a Weaver interview for arts and entertainment section. Here are the relevant excerpts from the article: “She said: “Fox and I disagreed on how the franchise should continue. But I’m glad it’s Ridley doing it …

Prometheus sequel confirmed

Prometheus sequel confirmed

While not everybody fell under the spell of Ridley Scott’s oddball return to the Alien franchise, Prometheus did respectable if not a stellar business. Made for $130 million, it more than doubled its money internationally, though the former figure doesn’t account for what must have been a huge marketing budget; viral videos featuring Michael Fassbender painting model kits …

Chance Prommy

chance-prommy

I recently had to set up a few monitoring dashboards in Grafana based on a Prometheus data source. I focussed on a couple of already existing counter metrics. I assumed that those are the simplest metrics available and it should be easy to extract some meaningful numbers and graphs out of them. It turned out …

NECA Acquires Prometheus Toy Licence

NECA Acquires Prometheus Toy Licence

From the same series of tweets, a picture taken in the 2012 Toy Fair partially shows the Prometheus logo along with other movie titles and their respected toys. It’s therefore within reason to assume that a Prometheus product would be up for display. However, according to a more recent tweet by NECA, a rep of the company stated …

UPDATE ON PROMETHEUS 2. NOOMI TELLS ALL

UPDATE ON PROMETHEUS 2. NOOMI TELLS ALL

One of the most bickered about movies of last year was Ridley Scott’s “Alien” pseudo-prequel “Prometheus,” a gaudy, lumbering hulk of a movie with more moving parts than your father’s Chevy, it was a film that posed just as many questions as it answered and whose elliptical nature allured as many moviegoers as it repelled. …

Ancient Cultures Prometheus

Ancient Cultures Prometheus

Among the Greek translators, Prometheus (/ prəˈmiːθiːəs /; Greek: Προμηθεύς, pronounced [promotus], possibly meaning “prediction”) [1] is a Titan, a hero of culture, and a masterpiece of creation from the dust to humanity, And who confronts the gods by stealing fire and giving humanity as a civilization. Prometheus is known as the champion of its …

Harry Gregson-William Supplements Prometheus Score

Harry Gregson-William Supplements Prometheus Score

Prolific English composer Harry Gregson-William divulged on his Facebook page that he has worked on supplementing the Prometheus score of lead composer Marc Streitenfeld. The extent of his supplementation is currently unknown. Ridley Scott and Harry Gregson-William have in the past collaborated only one time which was for the Kingdom of Heaven.